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KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III 'the Great' (336-323 BC). Dekadrachm. Babylon. Lifetime issue. Obv: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin. Rev: AΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ. Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle and sceptre. Controls: Two monograms below throne. Price 3618A; HGC 3.1, 909. Extremely rare Condition: Fine, porous. Weight: 36.39 g.
Diameter: 35 mm.

KINGS OF MACEDON. Alexander III ‚the Great‘ (336-323 BC). Dekadrachm. Babylon. Lifetime issue. 

Obv: Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin.

Rev: AΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ.Zeus seated left on throne, holding eagle and sceptre. Controls: Two monograms below throne.

Price 3618A; HGC 3.1, 909. Extremely rare

 Condition: Fine, porous.

Weight: 36.39 g.

Diameter: 35 mm.

IONIA. Ephesos. Phanes (Circa 625-600 BC). EL Hemihekte. Obv: Forepart of stag right, head left. Rev: Incuse square punch with irregular cross-hatching. Weidauer 36-7; Head p. 15, 5 = Traité pl. II, 20; Boston MFA 1816 = Warren 1731; CNG E-362, lot 137 (which realized a hammer of $1,800). Condition: Very fine. Weight: 1.2 g. Diameter: 7 mm.

IONIA. Ephesos. Phanes (Circa 625-600 BC). EL Hemihekte.

Obv: Forepart of stag right, head left.

Rev: Incuse square punch with irregular cross-hatching.

Weidauer 36-7; Head p. 15, 5 = Traité pl. II, 20; Boston MFA 1816 = Warren 1731; CNG E-362, lot 137 (which realized a hammer of $1,800).

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 1.20 g.

Diameter: 7 mm.

PHOENICIA. Sidon. `Abd`aštart (Straton) I (Circa 365-352 BC). Dishekel. Dated RY 12 (354/3 BC). Obv: Phoenician galley left; || – (12 in Phoenician) above, waves below. Rev: King of Persia and driver in chariot drawn by two horses left; behind, King of Sidon standing left, holding cultic sceptre and votive vase; 'B (in Phoenician) above. Betlyon 23; HGC 10, 242@.  Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 25.9 g. Diameter: 27 mm.

PHOENICIA. Sidon. `Abd`aštart (Straton) I (Circa 365-352 BC). Dishekel. Dated RY 12 (354/3 BC).

Obv: Phoenician galley left; || – (12 in Phoenician) above, waves below.

Rev: King of Persia and driver in chariot drawn by two horses left; behind, King of Sidon standing left, holding cultic sceptre and votive vase; ‚B (in Phoenician) above.

Betlyon 23; HGC 10, 242@. 

Condition: Good very fine.

Weight: 25.9 g.

Diameter: 27 mm.

MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Macrinus (217-218). Ae. Statius Longinus, legatus consularis. Obv: AVT K M OΠЄΛ CЄV MAKPЄINOC AV. Laureate head right. Rev: VΠ CTA ΛONΓEINOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN Π / POC ICTP / AIMOC. Hemos seated left on rock, head right, placing hand over head and cradling spear; below, bear advancing right; tree to right. Varbanov 3428 var. (rev. legend). Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 9.49 g. Diameter: 26 mm.

MOESIA INFERIOR. Nicopolis ad Istrum. Macrinus (217-218). Ae. Statius Longinus, legatus consularis..

Obv: AVT K M OΠЄΛ CЄV MAKPЄINOC AV. Laureate head right.

Rev: VΠ CTA ΛONΓEINOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN Π / POC ICTP / AIMOC. Hemos seated left on rock, head right, placing hand over head and cradling spear; below, bear advancing right; tree to right.

Varbanov 3428 var. (rev. legend).

Condition: Good very fine.

Weight: 9.49 g.

Diameter: 26 mm.

Q. CAECILIUS METELLUS PIUS SCIPIO and EPPIUS. Denarius (47-46 BC). Military mint traveling with Scipio in Africa. Obv: SCIPIO IMP / Q METELL. Head of Africa right, wearing elephant skin headdress; grain ear and plow to right. Rev: LEG F C / EPPIVS.
Hercules standing facing, resting hand upon hip and leaning upon club set upon rock to right. Crawford 461/1; CRI 44. Condition: Near extremely fine, lustrous. Weight: 3.93 g. Diameter: 19 mm.

Q. CAECILIUS METELLUS PIUS SCIPIO and EPPIUS. Denarius (47-46 BC). Military mint traveling with Scipio in Africa.

Obv: SCIPIO IMP / Q METELL.
Head of Africa right, wearing elephant skin headdress; grain ear and plow to right.

Rev: LEG F C / EPPIVS. Hercules standing facing, resting hand upon hip and leaning upon club set upon rock to right.

Crawford 461/1; CRI 44.

Condition: Near extremely fine, lustrous.

Weight: 3.93 g.

Diameter: 19 mm.

SEXTUS POMPEIUS MAGNUS PIUS. Denarius (37/6 BC). Uncertain Sicilian mint. Obv: MAG PIVS IMP ITER.  Bare head right; jug to left, lituus to right. Rev: PRAEF / CLAS ET ORAE / MARIT EX S C. Neptune standing left, foot set on prow, holding aplustre; Catanean brothers to left and right, each bearing one of their parents on their shoulders. Crawford 511/3a; CRI 334. Highly expressive and impressive portrait. Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 3.9 g. Diameter: 18 mm.

SEXTUS POMPEIUS MAGNUS PIUS. Denarius (37/6 BC). Uncertain Sicilian mint.

Obv: MAG PIVS IMP ITER. Bare head right; jug to left, lituus to right.

Rev: PRAEF / CLAS ET ORAE / MARIT EX S C. Neptune standing left, foot set on prow, holding aplustre; Catanean brothers to left and right, each bearing one of their parents on their shoulders.

Crawford 511/3a; CRI 334.

Highly expressive and impressive portrait.

Condition: Good very fine.

Weight: 3.9 g.

Diameter: 18 mm.

CLAUDIUS (41-54). Sesterius. Rome. Obv: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P.
Laureate head right. Rev: EX S C / P P / OB CIVES / SERVATOS. Legend in four lines within wreath. RIC² 112. Condition: Good very fine. Weight: 25.2 g. Diameter: 35 mm.

CLAUDIUS (41-54). Sesterius. Rome.

Obv: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P.
Laureate head right.

Rev: EX S C / P P / OB CIVES / SERVATOS.
Legend in four lines within wreath.

RIC² 112.

Condition:Good very fine.

Weight: 25.2 g.

Diameter: 35 mm.

NERO (54-68). Sestertius. Rome. Obv: NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P.
Laureate bust right, wearing aegis. Rev: PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA IANM (sic) CLVSIT / S - C. Temple of Janus with latticed window on right and garlanded and closed double doors on left. RIC² 270 var. (rev. legend). Condition: Very fine. Weight: 22.91 g. Diameter: 33 mm.

NERO (54-68). Sestertius. Rome.

Obv: NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P. Laureate bust right, wearing aegis.

Rev: PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA IANM (sic) CLVSIT / S – C. Temple of Janus with latticed window on right and garlanded and closed double doors on left.

RIC² 270 var. (rev. legend).

Condition: Very fine.

Diameter: 22.91 mm.

Diameter: 33 mm.

JULIUS CAESAR. Denarius (44 BC). Rome; M. Mettius, moneyer. Possible lifetime issue. Obv: IMPER CAESAR. Laureate head right. Rev: M METTIVS. Venus standing left, with head lowered, holding victoriola and sceptre, and resting elbow upon round shield set upon globus; A to left. Crawford 480/17; CRI 101. Ex Naville Numismatics 16 (12 July 2015), lot 445. Highly expressive and impressive portrait. Condition: Near extremely fine, attractively toned, somewhat off-center. Weight: 4.0 g. Diameter: 19 mm.

JULIUS CAESAR. Denarius (44 BC). Rome; M. Mettius, moneyer. Possible lifetime issue.

Obv: IMPER CAESAR. Laureate head right.

Rev: M METTIVS. Venus standing left, with head lowered, holding victoriola and sceptre, and resting elbow upon round shield set upon globus; A to left.

Crawford 480/17; CRI 101

Ex Naville Numismatics 16 (12 July 2015), lot 445. Highly expressive and impressive portrait.

Condition: Near extremely fine, attractively toned, somewhat off-center.

Weight: 4.00 g.

Diameter: 19 mm.

BALBINUS (238). Denarius. Rome. Obv: IMP C D CAE L BALBINVS AVG. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: P M TR P COS II P P. Balbinus standing left, holding branch and parazonium. RIC 5. Condition: Near Mint State, lustrous. Weight: 2.5 g. Diameter: 22 mm.

BALBINUS (238). Denarius. Rome. 

Obv: IMP C D CAE L BALBINVS AVG. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.

Rev: P M TR P COS II P P.
Balbinus standing left, holding branch and parazonium.

RIC 5.

Condition: Near Mint State, lustrous.

Weight: 2.5 g.

Diameter: 22 mm.

CONSTANTIUS II (Caesar, 324-337). GOLD Solidus. Thessalonica. Obv: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C. Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev: PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS / TS. Constantius standing left, holding sceptre and vexillum; two signa to right. RIC 191. Ex Spink (5 June 1965), for £235 and where it was listed as 'FDC.'
Condition: Extremely fine. Weight: 4.5 g. Diameter: 21 mm.

CONSTANTIUS II (Caesar, 324-337). GOLD Solidus. Thessalonica.

Obv: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C.
Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.

Rev: PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS / TS. Constantius standing left, holding sceptre and vexillum; two signa to right.

RIC 191.

Ex Spink (5 June 1965), for £235 and where it was listed as ‚FDC.‘

Condition: Extremely fine.

Weight: 4.5 g.

Diameter: 21 mm.

BASIL II BULGAROKTONOS with CONSTANTINE VIII (976-1025). GOLD Histamenon Nomisma. Constantinople. Obv: + IҺS XIS RЄX RЄGNANTIЧM. Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator.
Rev: + ЬASIL C COҺSTAҺTI Ь R. Crowned facing busts of Basil and Constantine, holding between them a long cross. Sear 1800. Condition: Near extremely fine. Weight: 4.4 g.
Diameter: 25 mm.

BASIL II BULGAROKTONOS with CONSTANTINE VIII (976-1025). GOLD Histamenon Nomisma. Constantinople. 

Obv: + IҺS XIS RЄX RЄGNANTIЧM. Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator.

Rev: + ЬASIL C COҺSTAҺTI Ь R. Crowned facing busts of Basil and Constantine, holding between them a long cross.

Sear 1800. 

Condition: Near extremely fine.

Weight: .4.4 g.

Diameter: 25 mm.

 

 


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